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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112357116 - Humana Virginia Inc, Dba Humana Hosp Univ Of Lou

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 112357116Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 05/01/1991

Humana Virginia Inc, Dba Humana Hosp Univ Of Lou
530 S Jackson St
Louisville, KY 40202
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8062/General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:05/13/1991
Close Case:05/15/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361065956    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 781559Event: 04/18/1991Employee Hospitalized With Chemical Burns From Eto Cylinders
Employee #1 was changing over empty ethylene oxide cylinders without ppe. He failed to follow hospital procedures for changing the cylinders and did not notify the hospital's central sterile supervisor about the unavailability of the required protective clothing. Employee #1 was hospitalized with chemical burns on his legs.
Keywords: cylinder, ppe, ethylene oxide, work rules, chemical burn, gas leak, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112357116 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Washing, cleaning and pickling machine operators

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